2:52 p.m. — A male caller reported vandalism at 415 E. William St. He said flower pots were dumped over and someone else’s flower pot was busted on his property.
4:28 a.m. — A dumpster fire was reported at Corner Cafe, 2 S.E. 11th St. The fire department responded and was on the scene until 4:48 a.m. At 6:30 a.m., another call came in reporting the dumpster was smoldering. The fire department was on the scene until 6:43 a.m.
4:21 a.m. — Heather Jennings reported a sign was on fire outside Shepherd Hill Apartments, Bldg. 5, at 900 S. Meridian St. Firefighters responded and were on the scene until 4:33 a.m.
1:30 a.m. — A male caller reported subjects were possibly trying to break into a vehicle parked in the alley at 810 S. Meridian St. The vehicle was moved from the alley.
5:00 p.m. — John Crecelius, 6 E. Nat’l Hwy., reported someone got into his Jeep console and took change while it was parked behind his house.
11:26 p.m. — A fight in progress was reported at 104 E. Race St., Odon. A male subject was reported to be armed and possibly intoxicated. He was taken into custody.
10:27 a.m. — A caller reported reckless semis driving fast on CR 550E north of North Daviess High School. One hit his dog, killing it, and didn’t stop.
6:02 a.m. — A driver reported a turkey fell off a truck and damaged her 2000 Volkswagen Jetta near McAllister’s.
Jail Population: 161
Police Report for Friday
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North Daviess still facing budget cuts
Members of the state legislature gave schools a two percent increase but North Daviess Community Schools Superintendent Robert Bell said the corporation will still get funding cuts over the next four years.
Three injured in accident
Three persons were injured Thursday afternoon when a driver ran a red light on the U.S. 50 Bypass south of Washington at SR 257.
Wrestlers for relay
The Team Todd Relay for Life team will be joining with Tri-State Wrestling to bring an event to the Old Petersburg Gym on Saturday. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with bell time at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and children under 4 are free. All proceeds from the event go to the Daviess County Relay for Life Team Todd.
Dollar General focuses on reading
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced an award of $7,800 to the Washington Carnegie Public Library to support the new adult literacy program being now being offered.
Letters returned after 55 years
Fifty-five years ago Jerry Decker wrote letters back home to his sweetheart, Carol, from Camp Pendleton, California where he was based in the Marine Corps. Fifty-five years later, Jerry still had his letters from Carol. But Carol, now Jerry¹s wife of 52 years, had, well misplaced a few of hers.
11:08 p.m. - A female caller reported a power outage on Old U.S. 50 W. Line crews responded, but were not able to restore electricity due to a faulty underground line. The line was fixed Wednesday.
Shoals graduation set
Commencement exercises will be held in the gymnasium of the Shoals Junior-Senior High School at 2 p.m. Saturday for 36 candidates for graduation. The Junior-Senior High School Band, under the direction of Joel Weitkamp, will open the commencement program with the processional, followed by the national anthem.
Williams reunion on Sunday
The Nora and Beve Williams family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at Washington Eastside Park Pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch and any mementoes.
8:49 p.m. - A complainant on station turned in a pouch that contained an electronic tablet. The pouch was found at Eastside Park.
WC to graduate on Friday
Washington Catholic High School will hold its commencement exercises at 8 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium. Following the procession and invocation, Karie Craney, principal, will make introductory remarks. The salutatory addresses by Hannah Emmons and Steven Holland will follow a musical selection by the WC Ensemble. The valedictory address will then be given by Andrea Onyett. Daryl Hagan, superintendent of Catholic Schools Diocese of Evansville, and Andrew Wibbeler, dean of students, will present graduate scholarships. Bishop Charles C. Thompson, Diocese of Evansville, Daryl Hagan and Karie Craney will then present the diplomas.
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